Greg Bell (athlete)

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Greg Bell
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Born November 7, 1930 (1930-11-07) (age 84)
Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S.

Greg Bell (born November 7, 1930 in Terre Haute, Indiana) is a former track and field athlete who won the Gold Medal in the Long Jump at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia.

He won three national AAU championships, two NCAA Championships, earned NCAA All-American status three times and was a four-time national AAU All-American. From 1956–1958, he was ranked first in the world in the long jump. He set an NCAA record in the long jump, which stood for seven years, and is a charter member of both the Indiana Track and Field and IU Athletic halls of fame

Bell was inducted into the USATF Hall of Fame in 1988.

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